Leah’s Poached Chicken with Ginger Oil

Leah's Poached Chicken with Ginger Oil
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Ingredients for Poached Chicken
  1. Skinless boneless chicken breasts
  2. Chicken broth
  3. 5 whole peppercorns
  4. 2 whole garlic cloves
  5. 1 bay leaf
  6. 1 slice of lemon
  7. 1 slice onion
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
Ingredients for Ginger Oil
  1. 6 inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated
  2. 2-3 garlic cloves, grated
  3. 2 scallions, finely chopped
  4. 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
Directions for Chicken
  1. Layer bottom of pot with chicken breasts
  2. Add enough chicken broth to submerge chicken breasts in about 1/2 inch of liquid
  3. Add in garlic cloves, peppercorns, bay leaf, salt, onion, and lemon slices
  4. Cover pot, bring pot to a boil, then partially uncover and reduce heat to a simmer for about 10 minutes
  5. Turn off heat, and let chicken remain in liquid for another 10-15 minutes to cook further
  6. Cut chicken into 1 inch crosswise slices
Directions for Ginger Oil
  1. Mix together grated ginger, grated garlic, scallions, salt, and grapeseed oil. Mixture can be warmed slightly to release flavors, but do not cook.
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